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YAYA Arts Center (1994)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1994-04-01

Duration: 00:07:27

Subjects: Arts | Education


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Napoli, Jana Interviewee
  • Crier, Rondell Interviewee
  • Blair, Andrea Interviewee
  • Paratori, Chris Interviewee


This segment from the April 1, 1994, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s profile of the YAYA Arts Center in New Orleans, a program that provides training in commercial and fine arts for disadvantaged teenagers. Chapa reports that YAYA stands for Young Aspirations, Young Artists. She interviews: Jana Napoli, founder; Rondell Crier, participant; Andrea Blair, assistant director; and Chris Paratori, participant. Host: Robert Collins